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USATF Foundation Awards Elite Athlete Development Grants to 51 Track & Field Athletes

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation Board of Directors and donors were pleased to witness the four intense days of competition in Des Moines, Iowa at the USATF Outdoor Championships as the best in track & field fought for a coveted national title.  Continuing its support and appreciation for the talent and dedication(…)

USATF Foundation awards $625,000 in Stephen A. Schwarzman Grant Funds

NEW YORK CITY – Along with the rest of America’s track & field fans, the USATF Foundation was privileged to witness four grueling days of competition in Des Moines, Iowa at the 2019 USATF Outdoor Championships.  The best athletes in the sport fought to qualify to represent Team USA in Doha, Qatar this fall.  Over(…)

Jay Balaban Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Jay Balaban has been named a director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation CEO Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Jay is the founder & CEO of Connected Apparel, a women’s dress brand. With over 40 years of experience in the industry, Jay has been at the(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation announces 20 Youth Club Grant Recipients

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and CEO Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 20 Youth Club Grants to track & field clubs throughout the country. The grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms and facility rental. “We are proud(…)

USATF Foundation Promotes Tom Jackovic to CEO, Trixie Saumsiegle to COO

PITTSBURGH – Following its winter board meeting in San Diego last month, the USATF Foundation Board of Directors announced two executive staff promotions: Tom Jackovic has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer and Trixie Saumsiegle to Chief Operating Officer, stated Chairman Bob Greifeld. Jackovic has been Executive Director since the USATF Foundation’s inception in 2004(…)

Lisa Larson Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Lisa Larson has been named a Director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation CEO Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Lisa Larson is a residential real estate professional at Warburg Realty, one of the oldest and last privately-held luxury real estate brokerages in New York City. Consistently(…)

Katherine Greifeld Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Katherine Greifeld has been named a director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation CEO Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Katherine Greifeld is a New York City-based journalist at Bloomberg News, where she covers the foreign-exchange and Treasuries markets. Her reporting appears on the Bloomberg terminal, Bloomberg.com(…)

Shannon Osika Awarded Memorial USATF Foundation Grant

Middle distance runner Shannon Osika was recently awarded a USATF Foundation Grant in memory of Frederick W. Lambert. The grant was made possible through the generous donation of Heidi Keefe, a dedicated friend and donor to the Foundation, and a personal friend of Foundation Director Mark Lambert. Fred Lambert, who passed away in August of(…)